BSc Banking and Finance

**A special opportunity to study the syllabus for the Claritas Investment certificate.**

UCAS Code: NL31

Entry Requirements

Course Aims

  • Provides a specialist in-depth understanding of core areas of economics, banking and finance for those of you with a quantitative background.
  • Is designed for those of you who wish to build on the foundation of a Mathematics A-Level, or equivalent.
  • Gives valuable skills in numeracy, IT, communications and problem solving, as well as key skills for further study at graduate level.
  • Prepares graduates for specialist quantitatively orientated careers in banking and finance, research and forecasting, as well as areas of business management and accounting.

Course Modules

For students entering 13/14*

First Year

Semester 1Semester 2
Microeconomics 1 Macroeconomics 1 
Calculus and Optimisation Linear Algebra
Probability and Probability Distributions Statistical Inference             

Second Year

Semester 1Semester 2
Intermediate Microeconomics 1 Intermediate Microeconomics 2
Intermediate Macroeconomics 1 Intermediate Macroeconomics 2
Econometrics 1 Econometrics 2
Principles of Banking  Principles of Finance 

 Third Year

Semester 1 - Core Modules Semester 2 - Core Modules 
Econometrics 3 Corporate Finance and the Capital Market
International Finance Applied Econometrics Project
Financial Derivatives  Investment Management 
Semester 1 - Optional Modules 
One optional module chosen from: 
Semester 2 - Optional Modules 
One optional module chosen from:
Advanced Microeconomics  Advanced Macroeconomics 
Business Management and Strategy  Accounting 
Managerial Economics Economics of Education
The Global Economy   Government Intervention in the Economy 
Management Science Mathematical Finance
Economics of Education

*Please note that the above modules may be subject to change.

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